Holiday Ensemble: Bling Up Denim

Dressing up denim is one of the most popular outfit choices to wear to casual holiday bashes these days. It usually means adding dressy sparkle, shine and glitz to jeans, but you could glitz up a denim jacket or skirt too.

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Weekly Roundup: Festive Items

Whether your style is maximal or minimal, or somewhere in between – ’tis the season for festive texture and shine. …


Winter Hats For the Hat Averse

I found it hard to feel good in a hat because of my very short hair and specs. To my eye, hats look better when hair is peeking out …


Why Skirts & Dresses Aren’t Coming Out For the Holidays

Working with clients over the years, I’ve noticed a strong movement away from wearing skirts and dresses for holiday parties, …


Fashion News Roundup: November 2016

The world’s largest handbag hall, an exhibition about Princess Diana’s style, a Dries Van Noten documentary, and more style …


Link Love: Independent Boutiques

Racked explains why Oakland’s indie shopping scene is worth its own trip. The New York Times lists four New York neighbourhoods …


Learn From My Shopping Mistakes

I help others shop for a living, but that doesn’t mean that I’m immune from making my own shopping mistakes. I’ve …


Thank You to All of YLF

A big THANK YOU to all who support YLF. Whether you’ve visited once, or are an active member who checks in several times a …


Four London Purchases

I recently returned from a ten day trip visiting family in the Netherlands and the UK. I didn’t go shopping in the …


Earthy and Comfy for Thanksgiving

I enjoy traditions, which is why we photograph my annual Thanksgiving Day outfit in exactly the same spot every year. It’s …


Two Revised Style Goals

Setting style goals gives us a helpful frame of reference when we review our closet, shop for new items, create outfits, and …


Link Love: Fall 2016 Handbag Trends

From drawstring pouches to wide-strap crossbodies, here are five handbag trends to sport this Fall. Popsugar lets us know that metal …


The Fantastic Forgettable Outfit

There are all sorts of ways you can rate your own outfit. Is it appropriate, interesting and current? It is comfortable and practical? …


Necklines That Complement My Necklaces

After a five year hiatus I’m back to wearing my assortment of chunky pearl necklaces several times a week. I prefer my pearl …


Insulate Wide Cropped Pants With Pantyhose

Fashion is moving away from tight skinny jeans and pants to proportions that are shorter and wider from hip to ankle. Voluminous and …


Weekly Roundup: Interesting Odds & Ends

Here’s a selection of items that caught my eye last week. Some of the pieces worked well on my clients and followed them home. A …